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Introducing TypeScript – Microsoft’s new open source JS language

October 9, 2012

TypeScript is a language for application-scale JavaScript development.TypeScript is a typed superset of JavaScript that compiles to plain JavaScript. Any browser. Any host. Any OS. Open Source. Starts from JavaScript, Ends with JavaScript TypeScript starts from the syntax and semantics that millions of JavaScript developers know today. With TypeScript, you can use existing JavaScript Read More

View Source Chart for IE

September 27, 2012

Thought i’d share that there’s an IE port of a valuable plugin i’ve used in Firefox for a while, View Source Chart: Steps to get beautiful, visually sensible HTML source viewing in IE9: 1. Copy the script below and¬†paste it into a new browser bookmark. 2. Click the bookmark from any page to view its Read More

Telerik acquires Fiddler

September 12, 2012

Great news, the greatest little open source web debugger, Fiddler, has now been aquired by the great vendor of .NET controls, Telerik. Expect some nice upgrades to Fiddler soon, and yes, it will remain free. Full story: “We have some very exciting news to share with the Telerik community. Telerik has just acquired Fiddler! Read More

CSSRegistrations and ScriptRegistration in SP 2010

June 11, 2012

The CssRegistration control adds each of the style sheets to an internal collection in the SPContext and the CssLink renders each of them in alphabetical order before rendering the primary, default, and alternate CSS links. If you want one of them to appear after core.css, set the DefaultUrl property of CssLink. CSSLink Example: CssRegistration Example: Read More

Anchor links / tags in SharePoint 2010

May 30, 2012

Standard HTML Anchor links are a traditional and useful means to send users to specific locations in web content. To begin with, here is an example of a HTML anchor: Jump to Bottom As you can see, HTML page anchors allow visitors to jump to a specific place in the current webpage, or to jump Read More

Open modal dialog and refresh the parent page from custom form SharePoint 2010

April 11, 2012

What You need to open a SharePoint 2010 popup (SPModalDialog) and refresh the parent page on close. So What End Users get griefed when they add an amazing new bit of content to SharePoint, but after submitting it’s not immediately visible on the page they just “came from” (even though geeks know the score). Now Read More

Firefox Friday #1 – Useful Plugins for SharePoint Development

December 9, 2011

As SharePoint developers we are bound to IE but often fallback to other browsers for various reasons such as performance, HTML standards compliance, or in my case with Firefox – the plugins available.   The official Technet on what is and is not supported on various browsers (Chrome is notably not even in there): Read More

SharePoint 2010 Get Current Username / Logged in User

December 2, 2011

Have been exploring the SharePoint Client Object Model and in particular the Javascript Object Model While there are methods to get the current user info, you can also simply borrow the logged in username from the top right of the screen: This technique is a little complex for my liking however, so here’s a snappier Read More

Keith Tuomi

Keith Tuomi


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